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Join Rick Watson, 20+ year eCommerce veteran and CEO & Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, to hear all the latest in the world of eCommerce — from established players like Amazon and Shopify to the new startups, fresh off their latest round of funding. From Marketplaces to Direct-to-Consumer to Supply Chain to Payments, it’s all here.

New episodes every Monday, just in time for your morning commute!

Find more great content from Rick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

The Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest Rick Watson @ RMW Commerce

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Join Rick Watson, 20+ year eCommerce veteran and CEO & Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, to hear all the latest in the world of eCommerce — from established players like Amazon and Shopify to the new startups, fresh off their latest round of funding. From Marketplaces to Direct-to-Consumer to Supply Chain to Payments, it’s all here.

New episodes every Monday, just in time for your morning commute!

Find more great content from Rick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

    October 25th, 2021: J.B. Hunt’s shipping costs, instant delivery startups, Instacart acquires Caper, and shoppers may spend more this holiday season.

    October 25th, 2021: J.B. Hunt’s shipping costs, instant delivery startups, Instacart acquires Caper, and shoppers may spend more this holiday season.

    It’s October 25th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Transportation company J.B. Hunt looks for shipping costs to keep rising through 2022.
    Are instant delivery startups the new investment bubble?
    Instacart’s new acquisition Caper means it’s still searching for its next act.
    New data suggests that shoppers may spend more and sooner this holiday season. 

     
    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 11 min
    October 18th, 2021: Macy’s eCommerce business, Michael’s eCommerce marketplace, Thrasio delays SPAC deal, and the port delays prompt big-company workarounds.

    October 18th, 2021: Macy’s eCommerce business, Michael’s eCommerce marketplace, Thrasio delays SPAC deal, and the port delays prompt big-company workarounds.

    It’s October 18th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Will Macy’s be forced to spin off its eCommerce business?
    Arts and crafts chain store, Michael’s, looks to launch its own eCommerce marketplace.
    Amazon aggregator, Thrasio, delays SPAC deal as executives exit.
    Port delays prompt big-company workarounds and government action.

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 15 min
    October 11th, 2021: Amazon and Target get a head start on the holidays, Google updates its eCommerce strategy, Home Depot signs up with Walmart GoLocal, and Rent the Runway files for IPO

    October 11th, 2021: Amazon and Target get a head start on the holidays, Google updates its eCommerce strategy, Home Depot signs up with Walmart GoLocal, and Rent the Runway files for IPO

    It’s October 11th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    The holidays are starting early this year at Amazon and Target.
    Google is looking to update its eCommerce strategy, but is it enough?
    Home Depot signs up with Walmart GoLocal for same day delivery.
    Rent the Runway files for IPO, but the road ahead looks difficult.

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 13 min
    October 4th, 2021: Amazon’s fall showcase, Bloomingdale’s new Bloomie stores, Content Play from Pinterest and Albertsons, and an IOU Christmas?

    October 4th, 2021: Amazon’s fall showcase, Bloomingdale’s new Bloomie stores, Content Play from Pinterest and Albertsons, and an IOU Christmas?

    It’s October 4th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Amazon’s fall product event showcases its creativity.
    What do Bloomingdale’s new Bloomie stores add to the new small-format retail trend?
    Pinterest and Albertsons hook up in an interesting content play.
    Is the eCommerce world headed for an “IOU Christmas”?  And what to do about it.

    And the Investor Minute which contains six items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

    • 13 min
    September 27th, 2021: Chewy’s new marketplace for veterinarians, Kroger doubles down on Instacart, Shopify expands its cross-border services, and FedEx’s first quarter 2022

    September 27th, 2021: Chewy’s new marketplace for veterinarians, Kroger doubles down on Instacart, Shopify expands its cross-border services, and FedEx’s first quarter 2022

    It’s September 27th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Online pet retailer, Chewy, launches a new marketplace for veterinarians 
    Kroger doubles down on Instacart with a new partnership
    Shopify’s Markets offering expands its cross-border services
    FedEx first quarter 2022 earnings point to structural issues for the firm

     
    And the Investor Minute which contains six items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 11 min
    September 20th, 2021: Shopify, Big Boxes, Malls, and Mailchimp

    September 20th, 2021: Shopify, Big Boxes, Malls, and Mailchimp

    It’s September 20th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Shopify invests in marketing provider Yotpo
    Top Amazon seller Packable looks to go public via reverse merger
    Are Walmart and Target the biggest beneficiaries of the decline of malls in America?
    Intuit’s acquisition of marketing provider Mailchimp continues its move into eCommerce

     
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Er23rn ,

Best E-commerce Podcast

Great way to stay up to date on all things marketplace! The best podcast I have found for e-commerce business partners, sellers, and manufacturers.

George Wescott ,

Best ECommerce Podcast

The production and quick formatting of important eCommerce topics on this podcast are on point! Rick has an amazing ability to synthesize topics in a extremely fast moving space. He provides some of the best insights around all while being very pragmatic and enjoyable to listen to. This is the best podcast in world of eCom period.

Homerun hitter100000000&me ,

Engaging with great insight!

With so many changes in the retail eCommerce space, Rick does a great job of consolidating what is important and backing it up with data.

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